Opinion

A reality check on Wall Street

By any objective measure, Wall Street has given up its right to manage our nation's finances.

Reform or revolution

Abraham Lincoln composed the first draft of the Emancipation Proclamation for a cabinet meeting in July 1862.

Betting on all sides

If you listened to the recent testimony of Wall Street executives about the financial crisis, you would think that they were mere innocent spectators to it all.

Human rights hypocrisy and Cuba

Ted, a friend, had a question about Cuba: "What about that hunger striker who died in prison there."

Goldman Sachs: going broke for profit

The real crime of Goldman Sachs - buying the U.S. government through lobbying and placing former executives as appointees in high places - is not yet exposed.

A critical terrain of struggle

The AFL-CIO and its new president, Richard Trumka, are going to spend a day on Wall Street later this month, but not everyone there is planning to welcome them.

Make the peoplesworld.org your home page

What do Strongsville, Ohio; Pleasanton, California; Jefferson City, Missouri; and the Bronx, NY have in common? All were the setting for stories featured in the peoplesworld.org last week.

No pat hands in politics

For more than a decade, the Communist Party USA has been reconfiguring the way we work and develop our analysis.

Is this a socialist moment?

Is this a socialist moment? I hear this question when I travel. So here is the answer I usually give when asked at public meetings.

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Why is confession of bank CEO being ignored?

Brian Moynihan, the new Bank of America CEO, recently gave a speech at the Eighth Annual Economic Forecast Forum in Raleigh, N.C.

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